November 18—Indiana Philanthropy Awards Dinner, Association of Fundraising Professionals-Indiana Chapter. The school was a sponsor and had a table of 10: Gene Tempel, Mary Tempel, Pamela Clark, Sean Fitzgerald, Ian Ermantiger-Salas, Bin Wu, Kayla Broughton, Katie Prine, Melissa Buller, and Andy Baker.
The recipients of the 2015 Indiana Philanthropy Awards were honored for their philanthropy efforts including:
Outstanding Philanthropist - Larry and Lisa Sablosky nominated by Eskenazi Health Foundation (Lilly Family School of Philanthropy was the sponsor of this award.)
Outstanding Young Adult - Wesley Boone nominated by Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
November 15-24—Helping Hands Art Auction/IUPUI’s Jagathon – a Dance Marathon raising funds for Riley Hospital for Children. Riley Hospital for Children is one of the leading healthcare institutions in the great state of Indiana. Riley provides children and their families facing a variety of circumstances with high quality care to ensure that they are as comfortable as possible and have the support they need. This is the second year that the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy will participate in IUPUI’s Jagathon – a Dance Marathon raising funds for Riley Hospital for Children.
- February 18-19, 2016
- Hoosier Philanthropy: Understanding the Past, Planning the Future
- Indiana Historical Society-Indianapolis, IN
The conference “Hoosier Philanthropy: Understanding the Past, Planning the Future” aims to integrate practice and scholarship, allowing both scholars and practitioners to inform one another. The conference will engage these constituencies in discussions on Indiana’s philanthropic traditions and current practices, as well as preserve the historical roots that still shape today’s philanthropic dynamics.
Faculty Activities, Awards, and Publications
November 6—Patrick Rooney presented at the Lake Advisory Board, updating them on the academic department, recruitment, future courses, etc.
November 12—2015 Indiana Conference for Women
Debra Mesch and Sara Konrath presented a session at this conference. The session was moderated by Indiana University’s First Lady Laurie Burns McRobbie. Women’s Philanthropy at IU hosted sessions featuring the groundbreaking work at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, intergenerational giving, innovations by Indiana women leaders and social entrepreneurs, and philanthropist and Women Leading the Way Award Recipient Maureen Hackett.
November 13—Along with Dwight Burlingame, Patrick Rooney conducted a Promotion and Tenure Workshop for faculty members
November 18—Patrick Rooney attended the NACC Membership Meeting in Chicago, IL.
Tyrone Freeman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Philanthropic Studies and Director of Undergraduate Programs, delivered the opening address entitled "Madam C.J. Walker's Educational Legacy" at the 3rd Annual Madam C.J. Walker/Frederick Douglass Symposium held in Indianapolis and sponsored by the IU School of Liberal Arts. A'Lelia Bundles, Madam Walker's great-great granddaughter and biographer, delivered the keynote address.
Tyrone Freeman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Philanthropic Studies and Director of Undergraduate Programs, presented "Rethinking Industrial Philanthropy and Black Education: Madam C.J. Walker's National Chain of Beauty Culture Schools and Her Philanthropic Funding of Southern Black Industrial Schools, 1905-1919" at the 55th Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society in St. Louis, MO and at the 44th Annual Conference of ARNOVA in Chicago, IL.
Gene Tempel and Cathy Bastin taught fundraising training at Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU), formally initiating a teaching aspect to our relationship with SYSU where Jiangang Zhu is located.
Dwight Burlingame’s presented the keynote plenary at el PRIMER CONGRESO Y TERCER SEMINARIO INTERNACIONAL DE ENTIDADES SIN ANIMO DE LUCRO a llevarse a cabo en la Alcaldía Mayor de Bogotá D.C. de la ciudad de Bogotá D.C. –Colombia. Translated this is the First Congress and Third International Seminar on the Nonprofit Sector hosted by the Mayor’s office of Bogota, Colombia. Dwight’s talk was on Social Innovation in the Future Work of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Organizations.
Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, 4th edition, edited by Gene Tempel, Tim Seiler, and Dwight Burlingame, will be published January 11, 2016.
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